Oct 04, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2014-15 [Archived Catalog]

Chemistry—Prepharmacy Major (B.S.)

Major code BS3313

College of Arts and Sciences 
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department
Clippinger Laboratories 136
Phone 740.593.1737
Fax: 740.593.0148

Lauren McMills, director of general chemistry/contact person


Program Overview

Completion of the chemistry–prepharmacy program will result in a B.S. degree with a major in chemistry. The program is specifically designed to prepare the student for admission into a Doctor of Pharmacy program at an accredited pharmacy school. Graduates of a Doctor of Pharmacy program are eligible to take licensure examinations to become registered pharmacists.

The program is based upon the requirements of pharmacy schools in Ohio, but other schools might vary in their requirements. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that the admission requirements for a particular school are met.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change to Program Policy

Students wishing to change or add a chemistry major or minor at Ohio University should go to the Undergraduate Student Services Office in the College of Arts and Sciences located on the first floor of Wilson Hall (Main Green).

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Students with a B.S. degree in chemistry can apply for admission to a Doctor of Pharmacy program as well as pursue other higher education and career opportunities.


Universitywide Graduation Requirements

To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

Liberal Arts and Sciences Distribution Requirement

View the A&S - College Level Requirements (A&S CLR) .

Chemistry Materials Fee

All chemistry laboratory courses have a consumable materials fee. In addition, students must purchase a $20 breakage card from the Office of the Bursar, the unused portion of which will be refunded.